Bikram Choudhury

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Birthday
10, 1946
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
India

About

An Indian guru and author, he established the practice of Bikram yoga. His variety of yoga involves the repetition of hatha yoga postures in one-hundred-and-five degree heat.

Before Fame

He started practicing yoga when he was just three years old. During his teens, he was the three-time winner of India's National Yoga Championship.

Trivia

He published two books: Bikram's Beginning Yoga Class and Bikram Yoga: The Guru Behind Hot Yoga.

Family Life

He grew up in the Hindu faith. He married United States Yoga Federation founder Rajashree Choudhury.

Associated With

He has followed in the footsteps of Swami Vivekananda to become a contemporary yoga guru.